Shigeyama Kyogen at the Eirakukan Theatre, Izushi
2015.10.06

Izushi Eirakukan

10th anniversary celebration of the creation of the ”New Toyooka city”

Shigeyama Kyogen at the Eirakukan Theatre, Izushi

Yasushi Maruishi, Shigeyama Doji, Ippei Shigeyama, and company

Shigeyama Doji, who usually writes and performs in teahouses. His kyogen has been performed all over from Kyoto to Tokyo and now its coming to the Izushi Eirakukan theatre. Story overview: two Buddhist mountain priest acquaintances meet by chance in a countryside teahouse. Although they start off speaking friendly, they start to quarrel over trivial things and fight over whose Buddhist power is stronger. Although they claim to be praying for the teahouse`s owner, it really doesn`t sound that way...Program: talk: “Kyogen, from the past and into the future” Shigeyama Doji,

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Shigeyama Kyogen at the Eirakukan Theatre, Izushi

WHEN

Date: Tuesday 6th October 2015 doors open 6.30pm, performance 7.00pm

WHERE

Venue: Eirakukan Theatre, Izushi
Address: 668-0234 Hyogo Prefecture, Toyooka-shi, Izushi-cho, Yanagi 17-2
Tel: 0796-52-5300

WHO

Performer: ◆Hagidaimyo classic kyogen: Shigeyama Sengoro,Iguchi Tatuya,Shigeyama Akira
◆Fumininai classic kyogen: Shigeyama Akira,Shigeyama Motohiko,Shigeyama Ippei
◆Imahanofuchi: new piece: Shigeyama Douji,Shigeyama Masakuni,Maruishi Yasushi,Shigeyama Douji
Organized by: Toyooka, Toyooka Board of Education
Produced by: Doji Company ltd.

Izushi

Izushi

Shinkorou (clock tower) - The clock tower was built in 1871, and still ticks away today as the town's symbol.

Izushi

Izushi Castle Ruins - The ruins of Izushi castle, which were built in 1604. The wooden bridge, which samurai once used to enter the castle has been reproduced. Placed at the foot of a mountain, this is the perfect place to wander around and get a feel for the deep history of Izushi castle town.

Izushi

Arikoyama-inari - Next to the castle ruins you will find a stone staircase lined with beautiful red tori gates all the way up to the shrine at the top.

Izushi is a castle town that flourished during the Edo era, about 200-300 years ago.
There are several fine displays of traditional architecture found throughout the town, this is why Izushi is designated as a national preservation district of important buildings.
The town is also famous for its own original style of soba, Japanese buckwheat noodles. Approximately 50 soba shops line the town's streets.

Inquiry: Izushi Tourist Association
URLhttp://www.izushi.co.jp/en/
Address104-7 Uchimachi Izushi-cho, Toyooka-shi, Hyogo, 668-0214

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Toyooka Municipal Museum for Oriental White Stork

Toyooka Municipal Museum for Oriental White Stork

Kinosaki

Kinosaki

Kinosaki

Kinosaki has seven public hot spring bathhouses, each with its own style and charm. Bathe in each one to find your favorite; whether it’s bathing in the outdoors or in a cave, you are sure to find one that appeals to you.

Kinosaki

Kinosaki Onsen, the surrounding mountains, sea, river, traditional and cultural Japanese Inns, a central willow lined river, temple and shrine all offer beautiful views and peaceful sounds, feels as if you are relaxing in your own home / private getaway. Kinosaki is a very safe destination, the perfect luxury trip for families or the solo traveler.

Kinosaki

Walk the streets in your yukata, stop by the local merchants selling various specialties, soak in the foot baths while sipping on a local brew.

Kinosaki is a town renowned for its onsen and as the setting for the masterpiece, At Cape Kinosaki. The legendary author, Naoya Shiga, as well as authors of the Shirakabaha, and many more, visited the springs of Kinosaki. There, they experienced the 7 hot springs, lively hot spring district full of delicacies like crab, and the beauty of the surrounding nature, such as Maruyama River and Genbudō, which is said to have formed over 160,000 years ago due to volcanic activity. Now, artists have taken the place of writers who came to relax their bodies and minds and to arouse their imaginations.

Inquiry: Kinosaki Tourist Information Center
URL: http://www.kinosaki-spa.gr.jp/global/
Address: 357-1 Yushima Kinosaki-cho, Toyooka, Hyogo, 669-6101, Japan

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